No Code Leads The Way As Scottish Companies Nominated In Develop Awards

The nominations for the 2017 Develop awards have been announced, with seven Scottish companies in the running for awards. Glasgow-based studio No Code, creators of the critically-acclaimed The House Abandon & Stories Untold leads the charge with nominations in four categories. Dundee's Yo Yo Games, creators of Game Maker Studio follow with nominations in three categories,... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Companies Star In Develop Award Nominations

The nominees for the 2015 Develop awards have been announced with a wide range of Scottish companies featuring within the 137 companies and 47 games featured. The Scottish companies in the list are: New Games IP (Mobile) - Size Does Matter (DOS Studios) Technically Norwegian, but it's former Dare Winner published by Channel 4, so... Continue Reading →

YoYo Games Acquired For $16.4M

Dundee's YoYo Games, the creator of the popular Gamer Maker: Studio software has been acquired by PlayTech one of the world's leading creators of gambling software. In addition to  online gambling, PlayTech also offers a number of development tools and systems for creating online games. GameMaker: Studio will now join the company's portfolio of tools.... Continue Reading →

Develop Award Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 2014 Develop awards have been announced, with Scotland making a moderate contribution towards the nominee list. The competition has 24 categories, with 136 companies fighting for the trophies, which will be handed out at the Develop Awards in Brighton on July 9th 2014. There list includes 68 games studios, ranging from one-man... Continue Reading →

YoYo Games And Sony Announce Game Maker For PlayStation

YoYo Games, has announced a strategic partnership with Sony to bring PlayStation support to their flagship Game Maker technology. This will enable Game Maker: Studio users to create and publish games for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita consoles. The GameMaker: Studio open beta for licensed PlayStation developers is available now. GameMaker: Studio’s... Continue Reading →

…And Then It Was Over – Game In Scotland 2014

That was fun... Game In Scotland took place on Saturday afternoon.  This year's event moved out of the grim and slightly sticky Fat Sam's nightclub, which had been its home for the last eight years and moved it into the spring sunshine in Abertay University's brand new games centre of excellence. The 2014 Game In... Continue Reading →

Game In Scotland – Programme & Speakers

The 2014 Game In Scotland event happens this Saturday.  Taking place at Abertay University's Centre of Excellence for Videogames, the event brings together dozens of Scotland's game development studios, speakers and experts, for a day of presentations, panels, workshops and exhibition. This year's event brings together expertise and help for those interested in getting into... Continue Reading →

YoYo Launches $60K Tizen Development Competition

YoYo Games, the company behind the popular Game Maker: Studio, which puts game development into the hands of everyone, has announced its Tizen Game Drive offering $60,000 in cash prizes to developers around the world. Tizen is of course the new open-source operating system for devices such as smart phones, tablets, cameras, smart TVs, in-vehicle... Continue Reading →

Android Developers – Free Talk On Haptics

Peter van der Linden, Evangelist at Immersion, San Jose - creators and distributors of haptic effects for Android game developers, will be in Dundee on Monday 24th June. Peter told us: The focus of the talk will be a briefing on how Android game developers can easily add haptic effects to their games, using a free... Continue Reading →

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